The newly formed Pet Leadership Council will address the long-term challenges facing the pet care market for the betterment of the industry as a whole.
The Pet Effect, a new program from the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council, puts a spotlight on pet organizations' compassion and commitment to animal welfare.
The key to tapping into the sales potential of the raw food category is being prepared and informed.
Five pet specialty retailers sound off on their approach to employee healthcare and the Affordable Care Act.
The best product introductions at Global Pet Expo took center stage during the show's New Products Showcase Awards presentation.
Because they offer a solution to an unpleasant but necessary part of pet ownership, products designed for picking up after pets can be profit-generators for retailers.
A well-crafted employee handbook will go a long way in conveying what is expected of store staff and can help insulate a retailer from potential legal issues.
The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council is introducing several initiatives that will enhance the organization's ability to defend the industry from dangerous regulations.
Health and wellness solutions are trending in the pet feeding and watering category, and retailers are smart to include a variety of these products in their stores.
The pet industry is facing a possible deluge of special taxes and fees as elected officials look for new sources of revenue.
The right brand partnerships can provide new opportunities for pet retailers to grow their businesses.
Global Pet Expo and Pet Business honored outstanding pet retailers in a variety of categories at Thursday's Retail Excellence Awards presentation.
The boutique category has come into its own as it has evolved from being entirely fashion focused to being about more than just looks.
Anne Ferrante, vice president of member relations and business development at the American Pet Products Association, shares what attendees can expect from the International Pavilion.
The American Pet Products Association added more than 200 new members over the past 12 months.
The Pet Industry's Top2Top Conference is building off its inaugural success to offer an even bigger version of this important gathering of industry leaders in 2013.
Great customer service doesn't happen by accident, but it can be quickly and easily achieved with some planning and training.
PRISM Sales' Jack Drasner discusses his experiences in the pet industry, and what it takes for today's young start-ups.